Samia Longchambon arrives for Coronation Street filming … after & # 39; closing a deal with a big money & # 39;
Samia Longchambon from Coronation Street cut a glamorous figure while filming funeral scenes for the Salford soap on Friday.
The actress, 36, shook a sneaky mini dress as she prepared to film heartbreaking new scenes shortly after she signed a new contract to stay on the soap after the recent walk from several major stars.
The star, which Maria Connor plays in the ITV soap, was accompanied by co-star Alexandra Mardell, 25, in a church after the death of the character of Alexandra, the father of Emma Brooker.
So chic: Samia Longchambon from Coronation Street, 36, cut a glamorous figure while filming funeral scenes on Friday for the ITV soap opera in Salford, Manchester
Samia has combined her black ensemble with taupe and golden sandals and has complemented her glamorous look with sunglasses with a golden rim.
The marine siren made use of her equipment and added a large gray handbag and a pair of delicate gold jewelry.
Her fellow actress Alexandra, who recently won the Best Newcomer prize at the British Soap Awards for her performance as hairdresser Emma Brooker, also rocked a black ensemble for the shoot.
The star wore a long black coat with white trim, which she combined with a black mini dress and nude shoes.
Hard at work: the actress, 36, was accompanied by co-star Alexandra Mardell, 25, in a church after the death of Alexandra & # 39; s character Emma Brooker & # 39; s father
Filming: the actress shook a sneaky mini dress as she prepared to film heartbreaking new scenes shortly after signing a new contract to stay in the soap
The couple filmed scenes for the funeral of Emma & # 39; s father, with the unyielding stylist who did not know that her real father is in fact co-resident and local taxi driver Steve McDonald.
She accompanied Emma & # 39; s brother Morgan Middleton, who was last seen as a baby on the cobblestones 21 years ago after their mother Fiona Middleton had fled the street.
The funeral of the man who raised Emma and Morgan will undoubtedly tie in with the return of soap star Angela Griffin, who played salon boss Fiona.
Soap Queens: The Maria Connor star was accompanied by co-star Alexandra Mardell, 25, as they walked into the street
Award winner: Samia accompanied fellow actress Alexandra, who recently won the Best Newcomer prize at the British Soap Awards for her interpretation as hairdresser Emma Brooker
Drama: The couple filmed scenes for the burial of Emma & # 39; s father, with the unyielding stylist who did not know that her real father is in fact a roommate and local taxi driver Steve McDonald
The actress, recently announced that she would return to the soap after more than two decades with her arrival to rock Steve & # 39; s world in the midst of her baby bomb.
The filming also showed that taxi driver Steve, as a driver of the funeral car, was unaware of how involved he was in the procedure.
Actor Simon Gregson looked in a good mood when he got the character from Steve.
It's because Samia apparently has signed a 12-month contract to stay on the show, which promises some huge storylines for her hairdresser.
Glam: Samia looked great when she filmed the funeral scenes in Salford
Elongated view: the actress showed her endless pins in the black shirt of the shirt
Taking a break: the star took the weight off her feet while she rested around a couch while filming the scenes
Freshen up: the brunette beauty drank on a blue water bottle while she remained hydrated between scenes
Drink up: Samia drank water on set between Coronation Street scenes
The bosses of Corrie would like to keep Samia on the show after the program was allegedly thrown into chaos when seven actors in recent months decided to leave the soap.
A soap insider told The sun: & # 39; Samia has just signed a new deal to keep her on the cobblestone until 2020.
& # 39; The bosses were determined not to lose another important cast member. Viewers will also be happy to hear that Samia will linger in the near future. & # 39;
Sadness: Joining them was Emma & # 39; s brother Morgan Middleton, who was last seen as a baby on the cobblestones 21 years ago, after mother Fiona Middleton had fled the street.
Drama: The funeral of the man who brought up Emma and Morgan will undoubtedly tie in with the return of soap star Angela Griffin, who played salon boss Fiona
Co-stars: Samia accompanied her co-stars to film the emotional scenes
Sad times: the figure of Emma and Morgan was calmed down after shooting
Chilled: actress Samia relaxes on a chair in between the takes
Driver: The filming also showed that taxi driver Steve as driver of the funeral car, little knowing how involved the procedure was, was factual.
Shock: actor Simon Gregson watched in a good mood when he got the character from Steve
Coronation Street declined to comment when approached by MailOnline.
During her 19-year period in the show, Maria abandoned some huge heartbreaking storylines, including the birth of a stillborn baby.
She also married Liam Connor, who was then tragically murdered after his scandalous affair with his fiery sister-in-law Carla Connor.
Maria also fell in love with her gay best friend Marcus Dent after sharing a shock kiss while he was dating Aiden Lester and having a relationship with Jason Grimshaw.
Going nowhere! Samia from Coronation Street has reportedly signed a new contract to stay on the soap after the recent walk with a number of key stars (shown in May 2019)
Stay here: the soap star apparently has signed a 12-month contract to stay on the show, promising a number of huge storylines Samia & # 39; s character Maria Connor (photo 2018)
Chaos: Corrie bosses would like to keep Samia on the show after the program was allegedly thrown into chaos when seven actors decided to leave the soap (pictured in September 2018)
Her co-star Daniel Brocklebank, who plays Vicar Billy Mayhew on Coronation Street, has also recently confirmed that he will not leave the soap soon and shares that there is no crisis after a number of stars who have left the show.
The actor, 39, who joined the soap in December 2016, has revealed that he has extended his contract for a year in an interview with The sun at the British Soap Awards in Manchester last month.
Daniel told the publication: & # 39; It's good, I really love it. I am in my sixth year and I have some great friends. & # 39;
A soap insider told The Sun: & # 39; Samia has just signed a new deal to keep her on the cobblestone until 2020 (shown in 2018)
Nowhere: Daniel Brocklebank, 39, who plays Vicar Billy Mayhew in the fictional town of Weatherfield on Coronation Street, has revealed that he has extended his contract for another year
Referring to the reports of a crisis, following a number of cast members leaving since January, the star said: & If a new producer comes in, there will always be a change. I am stuck. I just signed up for another year. & # 39;
Daniel's comments come after it was reported that & # 39; bad wages and exhausting hours & # 39; were to blame for seven cast members who stopped the soap in three months.
Sources told The Irish sun that the recent increase in departure comes from a & # 39; toxic atmosphere & # 39; backstage, after Lucy Fallon announced in early May that she would leave the soap in 2020.
Hang out: The actor, who joined the soap in December 2016, also added that there is no crisis after seven stars, recently announced that they are leaving the show.
It comes when Lucy joins fellow stars Faye Brookes, Kym Marsh and Katie McGlynn who have decided to leave the soap in the coming months because they hope to achieve the same success as former stars Michelle Keegan and Katherine Kelly.
Lucy announced that she had left Coronation Street four years after she first joined the cast as a teenager Bethany Platt.
In a statement she told MailOnline: & # 39; After the most incredible 4 years, I made the extremely difficult decision to leave Coronation Street at the end of my contract in 2020.
Shocking: Coronation Street is reportedly in crisis, with & # 39; bad wages and exhausting hours & # 39; as a debt for seven cast members who have left the soap
Raging: Sources told The Irish Sun that the increase in departure is due to a & # 39; toxic atmosphere & # 39; backstage, after Lucy Fallon (above) announced that she would leave in 2020
& # 39; It's hard to put into words how much this show means to me. I have made lifelong friends with some of the most talented and hardworking people in the industry, I have had amazing and incredibly important storylines and I have laughed every day with the best people. & # 39;
The star added: & I am so grateful to Iain and everyone on Coronation Street, I owe them everything and I will miss them immensely. & # 39;
Lucy then continued to clarify her decision in a tweet and wrote: “My decision to leave was made in August last year and has nothing to do with SOMEONE on Coronation Street. I have not made it lightly and I will miss every person there. & # 39;
Goodbye! After confirming her departure in a statement to MailOnline, Lucy insisted that Twitter her departure & # 39; has nothing to do with anyone & # 39; who works at the show
They are going! Lucy & # 39; s departure means that a total of four cast members have stopped the soap, including Faye Brookes (left) and allegedly Katie McGlynn (right)
The beauty has been merged with stars such as Faye Brookes, Katie McGlynn and Kym Marsh who recently decided to leave the soap, with a total of seven stars that have stopped alone in the last three months.
It was also previously claimed that returning actor Liam Bairstow would take a break in the soap when he went to social media to announce that he had packed film rolls like Alex Warner.
Bosses have since clarified that Liam will return to the set later this month, and Alex is definitely not leaving the show.
Bye! Rana left Corrie in March after being brutally murdered in the collapse of the roof of the underworld
Since then it has been known that there has been upset behind the scenes, because many newer stars of the soap are not happy with the huge differences in salary.
The publication claimed that veteran cast members such as William Roache (Ken Barlow) at an astonishing £ 250,000 a year, while newcomers are only paid £ 50,000, with their reimbursement depending on appearance.
Simon Gregson (who plays Steve McDonald) allegedly earns around £ 150,000 and Michael Le Vell (Kevin Webster) stands at a reported £ 170,000.
New pastures: Tristan also tweeted that he will leave Corrie later this year, four years after joining Tracy Barlow's ex-husband
A source added that the pay differences are a & # 39; open secret & # 39; have been under the cast, with many stars earning more money for much less screen time.
They said: & # 39; Lucy is only the last to be tired of seeing big chances lost because Corrie won't let her take on. & # 39;
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Coronation Street for comments.
First suspect! The handsome chef is currently a prime suspect in the collapse of the underworld
The publication also claims that even less important stars on BBC rival EastEnders earn more money than Corrie's counterparts.
This is also despite the fact that EastEnders sees lower viewing figures than its ITV rivals and produces four episodes per week for Corrie & # 39; s six.
It is also claimed that cast members ask demanding producers to lift a ban on the appearance of stars in panto, which has enabled actors to earn a reported £ 200,000 in recent years.
Controversial: since then it has been known that there has been upset behind the scenes, because many newer stars of the soap are not happy with the huge differences in salary
Coronation Street: Who & # 39; s Quit?
Gone: Lucy leaves Corrie in 2020, after playing Bethany Platt for five years
Lucy Fallon – plays Bethany Platt
Lucy is ready to leave the soap in 2020, five years after she joined Betan as a teenager.
In a statement, the star said she made the & # 39; extremely difficult decision & # 39; has taken to leave the show after having received much praise for a storyline from 2017 in which her character was cared for and abused.
Katie McGlynn – plays Sinead Tinker
Allegedly Katie is leaving Corrie later this year after a six-year show.
The star is currently playing a storyline that her character has watched fight against cervical cancer.
A source told MailOnline: & # 39; This story has a long way to go. Any speculation threatens to undermine the storyline for viewers
Faye Brookes – plays Kate Connor
Faye took Twitter to announce that she was & # 39; off-weeds new & # 39 ;, four years after joining the cast as Carla Connor & # 39; s half-sister Kate.
Leaving: Tristan Gemmill is also set to leave his role as chef Robert Preston
The character – who received a lot of support from the LGBTQ fan base of the soap – was deeply saddened after the suicide of her brother Aidan, and fiancee Rana & # 39; s death in the collapse of the factory roof.
Tristan Gemmill – plays Robert Preston
Tristan has also tweeted that he will leave Corrie later this year, four years after joining as Tracy Barlow's ex-husband.
The handsome chef is currently a prime suspect in the collapse of the underworld.
Kym Marsh – plays Michelle Connor
In February Kym told The sun she would leave Corrie later this year to explore other roles.
Michelle has been at the center of many hard-hitting storylines, including the birth of her son Ruari in 2017.
She's leaving! Kym Marsh will also leave the cobbles on the soap after 13 years
Bhavna Limbachia – played Rana Habeeb
Rana left Corrie in March after being brutally murdered in the collapse of the roof of the underworld.
Bhavna had previously announced that she would leave the soap, but it was implied that she still had a few months before her departure.
Connie Hyde – played Gina Seddon
Gina's & # 39; s exit was also broadcast after the factory collapsed, after she had made an effort to reconcile with her sister Sally and was repeatedly blamed for the tragedy.
After her exit scenes were broadcast, Connie announced that she had stopped smoking after two years in the cast.
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